The design experiences developed in the contest of Architectural and Urban Design Workshop, within the PhD program of ABC Department of Politecnico di Milano, are added to lectures about cases study and themes related to Aleppo reality. A concrete way of understanding a Doctoral course in the specificity of Architectural Composition discipline requirements. The contribution shown by the ABC Department professors and by professors from others Italian Schools of Architecture with the contributions of the seminar “Architecture and City Reconstruction: Aleppo as a case study” are a first occasion of confrontation and discussion on the Syrian city under the “Aleppo Strategic Urban Rehabilitation Initiative” agreement signed by AKTC Aga Khan Trust for Culture and Politecnico di Milano (ABC Department – Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering – and Fondazione Politecnico di Milano).